Standing figure of a Bodhisattva

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Historical period(s)
Asuka period, mid-7th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 33.8 x 11.3 cm (13 5/16 x 4 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1951.21a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Asuka period (552 - 710), bodhisattva, Buddhism, casting, Japan, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Howard Hollis and Company

Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 113, p. 181.
  • E. Dale Saunders. Mudra: A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture. Bollingen Series, no. 58 New York. pl. XXVI.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum